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1940 Durham Bulls

1940 > Class B > 1940 Piedmont League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Oscar Roettger
Represented: Durham, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Burman Bare2312426110.143.2149
2Joseph Bestudik#25136515164211411.318.478246
3Leo Bobeck*24305011200.220.26013
4John Deets2329669400.136.19713
5Barney DeForge2322478300.170.23411
6Robert Falk241355441442354.265.347189
7Toni Gridaitis26124404961185.238.342138
8Vann Harrington*2255202641422.317.43688
9Ed Hill25315911000.186.18611
10Garland Lawing2112542711914410.279.400171
11John Lisk?1931448101.182.27312
12Wes Livengood2937564000.071.0714
13Walter Loos24123012100.400.43313
14Carroll Lowman248422250804.225.31570
15Otto Meyers*26237616122.211.35527
16Jack Niemes2040526110.115.1739
17Cyril Pfeifer*231345011542365.307.407204
18Dee Phillips2112399100.231.25610
19John Rowe*2311398400.205.30812
20William Skelley213412927503.209.31841
21Ernest Spence258224453610.217.25061
22Michael Timko2213141000.071.0711
23John Zapor231325091031979.202.320163
24Bruno Zelasko216022346320.206.23853
24 Players23.5
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Leo Bobeck*2498.5292.7427164.01446350531.2017.92.9
2John Deets2399.5003.6829176.01558972701.2787.93.6
3Barney DeForge23135.7222.4021135.01254336361.1938.32.4
4Ed Hill25148.6362.6130183.01517453681.1977.43.3
5John Lisk1975.5834.682498.01107251481.61210.14.4
6Wes Livengood291213.4804.1637173.02099980521.50910.92.7
7Jack Niemes*2088.5004.0331152.01408168911.5208.35.4
8Ben Wade17000.0011.000000.0000.00.0
8 Players23.6
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Ernest Spence733604116.9625.49
Carroll Lowman65332405.9875.72
Walter Loos104622.9604.80


Cyril Pfeifer13411518621.9839.23


John Zapor13636538732.9595.53


Joseph Bestudik13414524641.9052.92


Bruno Zelasko5910516916.9454.64
Vann Harrington546815316.9324.09
William Skelley2036749.9245.50
Burman Bare12213212.8154.42
Dee Phillips1115392.9644.91


Robert Falk135394177.9833.04
Garland Lawing1232021911.9531.80
Toni Gridaitis114168111.9941.57
Otto Meyers2134301.0001.76
John Rowe1015101.0001.60


Wes Livengood370.00
Jack Niemes310.00
Ed Hill300.00
John Deets290.00
Leo Bobeck270.00
John Lisk240.00
Barney DeForge210.00
Ben Wade10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Burman Bare23R6' 0.0"177Aug 8, 1916Chatham, NC, US
Joseph Bestudik25SL5' 10.0"170Dec 29, 1914Springfield, IL, US
Leo Bobeck24LL5' 11.0"172Jan 23, 1916Chicago, IL, US
Irving Clement21R5' 11.0"1851919
John Deets23RR6' 2.0"1811917
Barney DeForge23RR6' 2.0"180Jun 23, 1917Jersey City, NJ, US
Robert Falk24R5' 11.0"183Oct 11, 1915St. Louis, MO, US
Leonard Ford23LL6' 0.0"1651917
Toni Gridaitis26R6' 2.0"1901914
Vann Harrington22L5' 8.0"155Nov 2, 1917Thomasville, NC, US
Ed Hill25RR5' 11.0"165Aug 23, 1914Ratcliff, AR, US
Garland Lawing21RR6' 1.0"180Aug 29, 1918Gastonia, NC, US
John Lisk19R6' 0.0"1851921
Wes Livengood29RR6' 2.0"172Jul 18, 1910Salisbury, NC, US
Walter Loos24R6' 1.0"1751916Crafton, PA, US
Carroll Lowman24R6' 0.0"1916
Richard McMichael--Unknown
Otto Meyers26L5' 10.0"165Mar 1, 1914Wauseon, OH, US
Jack Niemes20RL6' 1.0"180Oct 19, 1919Cincinnati, OH, US
Earl Petit23RR6' 2.0"1921917
Cyril Pfeifer23LL5' 10.0"170Feb 23, 1917
Dee Phillips21RR6' 0.0"176Jun 8, 1919Corsicana, TX, US
Pete Rehkamp23RR5' 11.0"175Jun 3, 1917Covington, KY, US
John Rowe23L5' 11.0"1501917
William Skelley21R5' 10.0"155Jan 7, 1919Atchison, KS, US
Ernest Spence25R5' 11.0"1901915
Chester Sullivan--Unknown
Clyde Teague25RL6' 3.0"1751915
Michael Timko22RR6' 2.0"1851918
Ben Wade17RR6' 3.0"195Nov 25, 1922Morehead City, NC, US
Walter Warsick23R6' 0.0"1851917
John Zapor23R6' 2.0"1701917
Bruno Zelasko21R5' 9.0"1651919

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